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The Responsibility Party

Ah, the classic way of attempting to evade personal responsibility for bizarre sexual behavior: "I'm a drunk and I was sexually abused as a child." Read below the fold...

It's a good thing the Pope is infallible

Because otherwise he's have a lot to answer for.

Authoritarian relationships are abusive relationshiops.

Exhibit A:

Well, you can pick your own Exhibit A.

But I was going to start riffing on with The Holy Father... But you know? It's moral agency, stupid. Read below the fold...

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Single Mom Blogging

Just for a few days. My niece's mom is on a much deserved vacation, and Auntie Dyke is stepping up. Watching a seven-month old is hard, hard work. But I love it! She's so darn cute... Anyway, here's what I've been reading when not playing pattycake and making fresh formula:

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Hastert won't resign

Since Hastert has now said he won't resign, it seems to offer a great opportunity for Democrats.

I can see the picture of Hastert on a TV ad with a caption like "There's apparently only one way to fire this guy. Read below the fold...

Man tells Cheney "I think your Iraq policies are reprehensible," is handcuffed, jailed

Rocky Mountain News:

Attorney David Lane said that on June 16, Steve Howards was walking his 7-year-old son to a piano practice, when he saw [vice-Resident Dick "Dick:] Cheney surrounded by a group of people in an outdoor mall area, shaking hands and posing for pictures with several people.

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Why did Hastert not preserve the chain of evidence on Foley's computer?

Xan (she's a Goddess) read to the end of the LA Times article and found pure gold:

As of late Monday, the FBI had not requested access to the computers in Foley's former congressional office.

The office has continued to operate, handling constituent requests and other routine chores, but under the auspices of the clerk of the House.

How odd. Because if the office is still operating, it's still using the office computers. Read below the fold...

QOTD: "... never, ever had inappropriate sexual contact with a minor ..."

Today's winner is not Mark Foley.

It's Mark Foley's lawyer!

Mark Foley has never, ever had inappropriate sexual contact with a minor in his life

Leaving open the question, as Josh points out, of what appropriate sexual contact with a minor might be.... Read below the fold...

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I'm still standing

A message to Democrats-and-Repubs-are-all-the-samers and other progressive non-voters.

I, for one, am proud to vote for the likes of Al Gore, John Kerry, and Ted Kennedy. Read below the fold...

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Frist Steps in It

Ha ha. Quiddy:

Really pissed off conservatives:

In the wake of Frist's remarks about making a deal to get the Taliban as part of the Afghan government (later retracted/corrected somewhat) some conservative bloggers have gone ballistic. Here is a sampling:

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Why did Hastert protect Foley?

Foley does what Bush couldn't: Unite the country!


There was intense anger among social conservative activists in Washington yesterday, and some called for House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) to resign.

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I guess North Korea wants Bush elected


South Korea -
North Korea said Tuesday that it will conduct a nuclear test to bolster its self-defense capability amid what it calls increasing U.S. hostility toward the communist regime.

Thank God we've Moustache Man at the UN...

The statement gave no precise date of when a test might occur.

How about November 5? Shades of OBL's taped intervention in the Bush "election" of 2004, eh?

One Dear Leader props up another. Read below the fold...


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